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Giant Dirigible Sets Record, 1936/05/11


Published 1936
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"Lakehurst, NJ: Humming over metropolitan New York in the dawn, the huge dirigible 'Hindenburg' reaches her base at the Naval Air Station with shining honors for the fastest crossing of the North Atlantic ever made by a commercial passenger aircraft. The tremendous Zeppelin carries more than a hundred persons across the sea, many of them of international fame. Brought safely to land, the ship is lodged in a waiting hangar as thousands upon thousands of sightseers gather from near and far to view the giant balloon." scenes of Hindenburg arriving over New York, Nazi swastika on tail, man speaks. (some parts silent in this partial newsreel without narration)


Production Company Universal Studios
Audio/Visual sound, b&w


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